Marshal Joffre leaves for the front to take personal command of the Battle of the Somme (World War I, France vs. Germany)
Producer Gaumont CompanyProduction Company Mutual PicturesAudio/Visual sound, color
Great footage from 1916 WWI Battle of Somme. CU heavy artillery guns fired. General Joffre. British troops on the front line. Fleeing refugees from Comble. Great footage of artillery supply.
October 4, 2013
A marshall goes off to war, and there's some pageantry. Then some war footage... that's a HUGE gun. Some people get away, and then some scenes of lots and lots of bombs.